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Pantosec 20mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Pantosec Tablet is a medicine used to reduce acid production in stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcers and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It contains pantopra...
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ContainsPantoprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, acid reflux disease
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Pantosec 20 MG

Pantosec Tablet is used for the treatment of ulcer and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Contraindications of Pantosec 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or similar medicines or other ingredients of Pantosec Tablet.
  • Do not consume this medicine if you are taking rilpivirine used in HIV treatment.

Side effects of Pantosec 20 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence

Precautions and Warnings of Pantosec 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantosec Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on use of Pantosec Tablet in pregnancy, use only if prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantosec Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pantosec Tablet can pass into breast milk. It is advised not to take medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pantosec Tablet?
A:
This medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines. However, you may feel dizzy or experince visual disturbance after taking this medicine. Avoid driving if affected.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantosec Tablet?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol, discuss with your doctor if you comsume alcohol too often and accordingly he may suggest you what will work best for you. Alcohol consumption may be associated with acidity problem and long term consumption can lead to other complications.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems
  • You are taking painkiller medicines
  • You have a personal or family history of stomach cancer
  • You are taking medicines used to treat HIV
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis)
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. Pantosec Tablet is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after a long term use ( longer than 3 years)
  • You are on this medicine for more than three months, your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may advice to perform regular tests for the same.
  • On exposure to sun, you get rash on your skin, stop your treatment with Pantoprazole and inform your doctor as this may be a symptom of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE)
  • You are supposed to do a blood test (Chromogranin A). This medicine may alter the results.

Mode of Action of Pantosec 20 MG

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pantoprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion. Therefore, it is ...
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Directions for Use of Pantosec 20 MG

  • Pantosec Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor
  • This medicine is taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach

Interactions of Pantosec 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pantosec Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for fungal infection, anti-HIV medicines, blood thinner medicines and medicines for cancer.

Storage and disposal of Pantosec 20 MG

  • Store in cool and dry place away from sunlight
  • Keep it out of the reach of childrens and pets

Dosage of Pantosec 20 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine, seek medical help or call doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Pantosec Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Pantosec Tablet?

A: Heartburn and chest pain can mimic early symptoms of a heart attack. If you have chest pain that spreads to your jaw, shoulders, arms, back and you feel light-headed and anxious, seek medical help immediately.

Q: What is Pantosec Tablet used for?

A: It is used for the treatment of acidity related disorders such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease.

Q: Can Pantosec Tablet be taken after food?

A: No, it should not be taken after consuming food as by the time it will start showing its effect, the acid in the stomach will be released for digestion of food and it will not affect the amount of acid formation.
Product Details
Brand
PANTOSEC
Expires on or After
19/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 02:37 PM (IST)
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